Gifts That Give Back
A few things the editors of O Magazine think are just great.
O, The Oprah Magazine |
October 29, 2010
Pamper yourself with a pair of soft moccasins made of luxurious suede.50 percent of proceeds goes to the Young Survival Coalition
$125 | jacqueslevine.com
Vibrant pink trim brightens up a sporty watch by the Avon Foundation for Women.100 percent of net proceeds goes to the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade
$20 | avonfoundation.org
Proof that men should wear pink more often: This Ford Warriors in Pink silk tie will sharpen any suit.
100 percent of net proceeds goes to your choice of four breast cancer charities
$29 | FordCares.com
"Build a family heirloom by collecting these timeless trinkets, from pacifier to ducky, designed to represent every stage of babyhood. But it gets better—25 percent of the profits benefits children's charities, making this the perfect gift for all mothers." — Oprah
$40 to $300 for charms, $30 to $180 for chains | cocoacrayon.com
If you've had brownie-studded Ben and Jerry's ice cream, you've tasted Greyston Bakery's fudge treats. But did you know the bakery, which provides jobs to the disadvantaged, sells its decadent Do-Goodie brownies at retail and gives the profits to charity?
$25 for 8-piece gift box | greystonbakery.com
This compact—designed by the late breast cancer awareness advocate Evelyn Lauder—holds an illuminating translucent powder.100 percent of sales goes to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation
$75 | esteelauder.com
Coax some laughs from a shy niece or nephew when you play-act with these friendly fair-trade puppets, made in Nepal from cuddly, colorful felt.
"These ethnically accurate dolls, and accompanying chapter books, are designed to give kids an appreciation for different cultures. Every purchase comes with a code that allows kids to go online and direct a portion of the price to one of four children's issues. Eat your heart out, Barbie!" — Oprah
$60 to $99 (varies by doll) | karitokids.com
NASA helped create this solar-powered flashlight to provide an energy-efficient substitute for kerosene lamps in the developing world. The really clever idea? When you buy one at full price, you can donate a second one (for just $20) to individuals in places like Uganda, Gaza, and Madagascar.
$30 each, or $49 to $59 to buy one/give one | BoGoLight.com
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